The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 8 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.54% 12.93% 6.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.48% 86.36% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 13
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £51,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.95% 14.97% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 19
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Release Management
4 6 (24.00%) Product Management
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (20.00%) UML
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) RUP
5 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) OOD
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) ETL
6 4 (16.00%) WS-I
6 4 (16.00%) XBRL

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) DB2
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) Data Mart
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) ERwin
1 4 (16.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (16.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (16.00%) Grunt
1 4 (16.00%) Bower
1 4 (16.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Front Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) PMO Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.00%) CSS3
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) COM
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) JMS
4 4 (16.00%) WS-I
4 4 (16.00%) XBRL
4 4 (16.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) Dojo
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
1 4 (16.00%) Taxonomies
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Release Management
2 6 (24.00%) Product Management
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) RUP
3 5 (20.00%) UML
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) Coaching
4 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (16.00%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (16.00%) Unified Process
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) PDM
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PMP
1 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Informatica
3 4 (16.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) IBM